The material of glass itself has always fascinated Michael Ruh. He loves the transparency of the material, and how it carries and transmits colour and light, it records his mark making and interaction with it. The material itself is mesmerising. He tries to take all of these aspects into account when he makes something in glass, to make something in glass that exemplifies its unique characteristics and inherent qualities. Glass is an indescribable mesmerising material to work with. It is shaped by physical intervention, gravity and breath! Michael Ruh tries to make uncomplicated objects with a secret and captivating surprise. He wants to make simple beautiful objects that you can’t live without.